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GSU to host film fest with social justice focus

Chicago Southland International Film Festival (CSIFF) presented by Governors State University (GSU) is hosting its inaugural Summer Showcase event on July 29. This year’s event will celebrate filmmakers who have chosen to highlight social justice issues through cinema. Presented in collaboration with the university’s Social Justice Initiative (SJI), led by Dr. Phyllis West,[Read More…]

GSU, SSC included in state’s $20M equitable workforce program

Governors State University and South Suburban College are among organizations receiving state  workforce development funding. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced this week that $20 million would be distributed among 44 community-based organizations to provided training and wrap-around services that will bolster equitable workforce recovery for those struggling to gain meaningful employment. [Read More…]

GSU gets $1.1 million grant to assist disadvantaged students

Governors State University will use a $1.1 million TRIO grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a new GSU Education Opportunity Center. TRIO is designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. It includes eight programs targeted to serve and assist targeted communities, and also includes[Read More…]

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In-Person events return to Governors State University Center for Performing Arts this fall

Following an unusual season of streaming concerts, plays, opera and dance productions directly to patrons’ homes, Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts will return to in-person, live events this October. “Safety is very important to us. This season may look a bit different with new arrival and dismissal procedures, added safety[Read More…]

While undergrad enrollment drops, GSU reports increases in graduate, international students

In a historic year marked by a global pandemic and new leadership, Governors State University is reporting surging enrollments in graduate students and double-digit increases in international students. The university’s census is the official 10-day enrollment report. Despite a dip in undergraduate headcount enrollment of 5.74 percent, increases in full-time graduate[Read More…]

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GSU board selects Cheryl Green as next president

Cheryl Green is the new president of Governors State University. (Provided photo) You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

Laramie Project to be performed at GSU

On Nov. 1, 2 and 3, Governors State University’s Theatre and Performance Studies program will present “The Laramie Project,” a docudrama reflection on the kidnapping and brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student at the University of Wyoming. The production, created by Moises Kaufman and members of Tectonic Theater[Read More…]

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